Happy birthday to Cubs pitcher, Turk Wendell (1993-1997). Wendell had a 153 ERA+ and saved 18 games for the 1996 Cubs.
May 19, 1938
Bill Lee pitches a 10-inning, 5-hit shutout and scores the only run of the game on a Billy Herman's RBI single as the Cubs defeat the New York Giants 1-0 at the Polo Grounds.
From May 19th to June 7th, Bill Lee pitches 6 complete games, getting the win in each game. 4 of the 6 wins are shutouts. He gave up just 3 runs in 55 innings for a 0.49 ERA.
May 19, 1941
The Cubs score 9 runs in the 2nd inning as pitcher, Claude Passeau hits a grand slam & Bill Nicholson hits a home run. Passeau pitches a complete game to earn the victory, giving up just 4 hits, 1 walk and 1 earned run as Cubs defeat the Dodgers 14-1 at Wrigley Field.
May 19, 1947
At Wrigley Field, Andy Pafko goes 3 for 5 with a single, 2 doubles, 3 RBI and a run scored in an 8-7 victory over the Brooklyn Dodgers.
May 19, 1959
Jim Marshall's ninth inning, 2-out, 2-run single scores Earl Averill & Ernie Banks giving the Cubs a great 8-7 come from behind victory at Wrigley Field. Cubs score 7 runs in the final 3 innings to complete the comeback.
May 19, 1971
Billy Williams hits 2 home runs and drives in 6 runs. Glenn Beckert has 4 hits and 2 runs scored and Fergie Jenkins pitches a complete game to defeat the Giants and Steve Stone.
May 19, 1999
Cubs take an early 4-0 lead on back to back, first inning home runs by Sammy Sosa & Henry Rodriguez. Trailing in the 9th, Rodriguez hits his 2nd home run a 2-run HR to give the Cubs an 8-7 win over the Marlins at Pro Player Stadium. defeat the Marlins 8-7.
May 19, 2004
Moises Alou hits a walk-off, tenth inning home run to defeat the Giants, 4-3.
May 19, 2007
Derrek Lee's 8th inning, 3-run, pinch-hit home run highlights a 6-run inning that helps the Cubs defeat the White Sox, 11-6 at Wrigley Field. Pitcher, Jason Marquis & Michael Barrett homer as well at Wrigley Field.
May 19, 2018
At Great American Ballpark, the Cubs defeat the Reds 10-0. Jose Quintana, Mike Montgomery & Steve Cishek combine on a 3-hit shutout. Jason Heyward triples and drives in 4 runs, Anthony Rizzo doubles and drives in 3 & Ian Happ homers for the Cubs.